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Unformatted text preview: Know what Plato means by a reductionist theory of language Pay particular attention to the Phaedrus and the Gorgias in the section on Plato Know what the major Aristotelian works are about (Poetics, Nicomachean Ethics, Organon, Analytics, Politics, De Anima)â€”just enough so that if I gave an example of subject matter you could place it. What is dictamin? Be familiar with the discussion of Topoi in the chapter on Aristotle. We went over stasis in class, but be familiar with the examples in the stasis section used in the book. How did Boethius, Cassiodorus, Alcuin, Notker, Jesus, and Roger Bacon help develop rhetorical theory? Keep it simple. Definitely pay attention to those persons you see in the book that we also cover in class....
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- Spring '08
- Lloyd Bitzer, Metatheory Lloyd Bitzer, readings. Book chapters